The last Wednesday of every month, the Grand Groove crew takes over the upstairs at Jazid, playing a hip-hop, funk, and soul-heavy blend of classics and soon-to-be classics.
Here's the description from DJ Sire Esquire, who, full disclosure, occasionally writes about music for New Times: "Dope DJs, music & vibes that you won't get at almost any other spot in the city, classic movies on the big screen and a venue to dance, kick back & have fun hassle-free like we used to do. And live music downstairs from Xperimento."
To whet your appetite, here's a free mix that should give you an idea of what to expect.
Follow the jump for full party details and a track listing.
Grand Groove takes place the last Wednesday of every month at Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Doors open at 9 p.m.; admission is free. Ages 21+ with ID. 305-673-9372; www.jazid.net and www.myspace.com/thegrandgroove
DJ SIRE ESQ.
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Central Line- Walking into Sunshine
T-Ski Valley- Catch the Beat
Mohawks- The Champ
Nas- HipHop is Dead/ Where are they Now
Big Daddy Kane- Warm it up Kane
Garcia ft DJ K-N-S- Brass Monkey
DJ Day- Here Comes Raw '91
Dam Funk- Galactic Funk
Ray Baretto- Future Paradise Rmx
Quasimode- Ipe Amarelo
Hocus Pocus - Mr. tout le monde
Lily Allen - nan your a window shopper
Lupe Fiasco - Paris Tokyo
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - all the places
Quasimoto - low class conspiracy
D.O.C. - Its funky enough
Game - wouldn't get far
Pacewon - Any Champion
Slum Village - the look of love (remix)
MAYDAY - Everything